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Purnell Steen & the Five Points Ambassadors

Purnell Steen and The Five Points Ambassadors is a band dedicated to playing and preserving the music of the legendary Five Points neighborhood in Denver. The Blues-oriented Hard Bop music…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Earlier this month, I had a chance to catch Spike Lee’s 1992 film on Malcolm X on television, and to do so remained a powerful experience. But there was something…

City Park Jazz—Purnell Steen & the Five Points Ambassadors

City Park Jazz | A Celebration of Community Denver has always had a thriving jazz community, and between the 1920s and 1950s, the Five Points neighborhood was the heart of…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

As we get ready to celebrate July 4, 2021, it is important to remember how close we came to forgetting the fundamental message delivered by that holiday – a message…

Purnell Steen and The Five Points Ambassadors

Purnell Steen and The Five Points Ambassadors is a band dedicated to playing and preserving the music of the legendary Five Points neighborhood in Denver. The Blues-oriented Hard Bop music…

First Friday Jazz on the Plaza - Purnell Steen & Le Jazz Machine

Live Jazz returns to the historic Five Points neighborhood. First Friday in Five Points - Purnell Steen & Le Jazz Machine Join us as Purnell Steen & Le jazz Machine…

Stafford Hunter Meets Purnell Steen - On Stage & Live Stream

A Part of Bread & Jam A celebration of Black History Month as only brought to you by Purnell Steen, members of Le Jazz Machine, and the addition of Stafford…

Stafford Hunter Meets Purnell Steen - Live Stream

Dazzle presents Stafford Hunter Meets Purnell Steen live stream concert on Saturday, February 27 at 7 pm. A celebration of Black History Month as only brought to you by Purnell…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

On Friday, hulu (the television streaming channel) premieres The United States vs. Billie Holiday, a film by Lee Daniels that stars Andra Day and is based on the book Chasing…

Purnell Steen Quintet

Thankfully the Five Points sound is still alive today, and the main keeper of the flame is pianist Purnell Steen and his group. Now in his early seventies, Steen is…

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